On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Smokey Burgess hits 3 HRs to help Pirates beat Reds 16-5
  • USSR performs nuclear Test

Famous Birthdays

  • "Country" Jem Finer, English banjo player (Pogues-Straight to Hell)
  • Dave Stevens, American illustrator
  • Jean-Hugues Anglade, French actor

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Mexican artist Diego Rivera (68) marries 4th wife art dealer Emma Hurtado

Painter Diego Rivera
Diego Rivera